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GOP Congressman Jokes: Hillary for Pope?
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April 19, 2005
GOP Congressman Jokes: Hillary for Pope?

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- While much of the world awaits smoke-signals from the Vatican cardinals selecting a new pope, New York Rep. Peter King joked Tuesday about a dark horse candidate for the vacant position: Hillary Rodham Clinton.

King, a sometimes maverick within his own Republican Party, praised and poked fun at New York's junior senator when they both appeared at a breakfast of construction union officials.

''Maybe we can elect Hillary Clinton pope. God knows what she's running for,'' joked King, to roars from the crowd.

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